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Ned Beatty, star of Deliverance, Network and Superman, dies aged 83

Prolific supporting actor also appeared in All the President’s Men, Nashville, The Big Easy and Hear My SongNed Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including Deliverance, Network and Superman, was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83.Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said […]

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Ned Beatty, Who Made Quite the First Impression in ‘Deliverance,’ Dies at 83 (Report)

Ned Beatty, who made an indelible first impression in Deliverance before turning in noteworthy efforts in Nashville, Network and Homicide: Life on the Street as one of the most respected character actors of his time, has died, according to TMZ. He was 83.Beatty reportedly died Sunday in his sleep at his home. Further details were […]

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Behind the Scene That Could Win Chadwick Boseman the Oscar for ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Full disclosure: It’s not often that a Zoom Q&a makes the back of my neck prickle. That’s what happened early in the Oscar season, when “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” star Colman Domingo revealed what really happened in a key scene with Chadwick Boseman, and how the film’s most powerful moment almost didn’t happen at all.Just […]

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Bamboozled, Showboat and Vitalina Varela: Jim Hemphill’s Home Viewing Recommendations, March 27, 2020

Although it borrows liberally from earlier films like A Face in the Crowd, The Producers, and Network, there’s nothing else quite like Spike Lee’s 2000 satire Bamboozled, the most ferociously funny movie of the writer-director’s career as well as one of his most formally adventurous. It’s a movie of extremes, raucous in its gleeful willingness […]

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Here’s What’s New to Netflix in June 2019

Netflix has announced the new titles arriving to their streaming service in June 2019. As always, there’s loads of Netflix Originals which may be good or bad but serve their purpose of being Content. Notable titles arriving in June include Black Mirror: Season 5, Documentary Now!: Season 3, Grey’s Anatomy: Season 15, Neon Genesis Evangelion, […]

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